Squeezing the zucchini in paper towels helps remove excess water for a crisp, latke-like crust.
Southern Living AUGUST 2013
1. Stir together first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl. Place one-third of zucchini on two layers of paper towels, and squeeze out excess liquid. Repeat with remaining zucchini, discarding paper towels after each use.
2. Heat peanut oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Stir together zucchini and cornbread mixture.
3. Drop 4 to 5 firmly packed 1/4 cupfuls zucchini mixture into hot oil; press lightly to flatten. Cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on a wire rack over paper towels. Repeat with remaining zucchini mixture.
4. Stir together olive oil and next 2 ingredients; toss with mozzarella and herbs. Top fritters with herb salad before serving.
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